Co-founder of AC/DC, whose album Back In Black became the second highest-selling album internationally.
He moved to Australia at age thirteen and proceeded to drop out of school at fifteen. His first instrument was a banjo.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003 and is also known for re-popularizing Chuck Berry's duck walk.
He cited Jimi Hendrix and eight other guitarists as influences on his guitar playing style in an interview with The Guitar Show in 2001.